Academic Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor in Statistics

Applications are invited for a Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. This appointment is for a full time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 - June 15) and an anticipated start date of September 2023. We encourage applicants whose interests align with our commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity to apply. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

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Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary

Applications are invited for a Lecturer Part-Time - Temporary position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

This appointment is for a part-time temporary position, with either a quarterly (September 16 - December 15 for Autumn quarter, December 16 - March 15 for Winter quarter, or March 16 - June 15 for Spring quarter) or a 9-month (September 16 - June 15) service period, depending on departmental needs.  

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Postdoctoral Scholars

Tyler McCormick and colleagues are seeking three or more Postdoctoral Scholars (12-month service period) to collaborate in research and join an interdisciplinary team working on methodology, data collection, and analysis directed by scientific questions in the social and health sciences.

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Statistics Graders and Tutors

Applications are invited for Graders and Tutors in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington.

These are hourly appointments open to both undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments are made on a quarterly basis. Current pay rates can be found here.

Graders provide diverse services as course assistants. Duties typically include grading student papers and examinations, consultation with instructors and other duties as assigned.

Tutors provide support and guidance to further undergraduate Statistical education in all introductory Statistics courses. For more information on this program, please visit this page.

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Research Papers

Vincent Roulet, Siddhartha Srinivasa, Maryam Fazel, Zaid Harchaoui
Published 7/13/2022
We present the implementation of nonlinear control algorithms based on linear and quadratic approximations of the objective from a functional viewpoint. We present a gradient descent, a Gauss-Newton method, a Newton method, differential dynamic programming approaches with linear quadratic or quadratic approximations, various line-…
Anna Neufeld, Lucy L. Gao, Joshua Popp, Alexis Battle, Daniela Witten
Published 7/1/2022
In the analysis of single-cell RNA sequencing data, researchers often characterize the variation between cells by estimating a latent variable, such as cell type or pseudotime, representing some aspect of the individual cell's state. They then test each gene for association with the estimated latent variable. If the same data are…
Michael Pearce, Elena A. Erosheva
Published 6/24/2022
The Mallows-Binomial distribution is the first joint statistical model for rankings and ratings (Pearce and Erosheva, 2022). Because frequentist estimation of the model parameters and their uncertainty is challenging, it is natural to consider the nonparametric bootstrap. However, it is not clear that the nonparametric bootstrap is asymptotically valid in this…

Recent News

We are pleased to announce that the King Baudouin Foundation has selected Thomas Richardson to be a co-recipient of the inaugural Rousseeuw Prize for Statistics. The Rousseeuw Prize for Statistics is…
From July 6th through July 9th, undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty in the department of statistics helped run a summer camp for high schoolers in collaboration with the University…
We are proud to announce that Yen-Chi Chen, Assistant Professor of Statistics, has been bestowed the Gottfried E. Noether Early Career Scholar award from the American Statistical Association (ASA).…